UPDATE: Police arrest man for attempted murder in Morin Court shooting

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UPDATE (4 p.m.): Bakersfield police said they have arrested a man for attempted murder in connection to the shooting that wounded a man Friday morning on Morin Court in south Bakersfield.

Police said they were able to identify and arrest Deo Edward Harris, 36, as the alleged shooter. The department said Harris was arrested Friday just after 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of South H Street. Officials said the gun believed used in the shooting has been located.

Harris was booked into the Kern County Jail for attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and other charges, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.


UPDATE: A man sustained minor injuries in the shooting and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, the Bakersfield Police Department said.

There is still no suspect information available. The area remains an active crime scene.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a shooting in south Bakersfield this morning.

The department said the shooting happened at around 8:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Morin Court. No information on victims or suspects is available at this time. This article will be updated once more information becomes available.

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